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  1. Teresa Graphos Lyrialetters PublishingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Voices

    I am currently mainly contracted in Las Vegas Nevada, but frequently travel to Los Angeles, Florida, Atlanta, and New York City. I work independently and contracted within all cities.

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  2. Birth of the American OrchestraRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    On January 9 and 10, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis explores its big band roots. Partly inspired by Jazz at Lincoln Center's Managing & Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis' Harvard University lecture, "Setting the Communal Table: The Evolution of the Jazz Orchestra", delivered on September 26, 2013, the Birth of the American Orchestra concerts will explore the development of the American orchestra through the syncopated dance beats of New Orleans, innovative ensemble virtuosity, and the monumentality of swing and the blues.

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  3. Calloway's grandson keeps big band tradition alive - Fri, 28 Nov 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Cab Calloway was one of the brightest stars of the big band era, a band leader and vocalist who rose to prominence performing at Harlem's legendary Cotton Club in the '30s and '40s. He died in 1994 at the age of 86, but he continued to perform up to his death.

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  4. Swing into the holidays with Alive Music Orchestra in VacavilleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Reporter

    For Keith Stout, leader of the Alive Music Orchestra, the December holidays promise not only a sweet concord of sounds but they also promise fun, generosity of spirit, familial feelings, and a chance to get-together with longtime musician friends while entertaining the public. For the 23rd time in as many years, the well-known Solano County trumpeter will helm the AMO Christmas Show on Dec. 12 in Vacaville.

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  5. Wynton Marsalis concert a homecoming for pianist Dan Nimmer, a Greenfield gradRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Greenfield High School graduate Dan Nimmer enjoys one of the best seats in the music world - at the piano in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by famed trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. Jazz at Lincoln Center and guest vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant will perform a "Big Band Holidays" concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Marcus Center, 929 N. Water St. Marsalis hired Nimmer in 2005.

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  6. Give to Broomfield FISH, receive gift of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Broomfield Enterprise

    BOXING UP HOLIDAY FEASTS: Oscar Profitt, 11, on Nov. 8 fills boxes with canned goods for Broomfield FISH's annual Thanksgiving food distribution. While FISH has already distributed food for Thanksgiving, it is taking donations to make Christmas meal boxes, as well as to get it through the winter months.

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  7. 3 reasons to see Tejano legend Ruben Ramos at Vee QuivaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Arizona Republic

    Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1zY3rIh A native Texan, Ruben Ramos started his musical career in the 1950s with the Alfonso Ramos Orchestra, a Latin big-band outfit popular in the Lone Star State. Since then, he has emerged as an elder statesman on the Tex-Mex scene.

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  8. Etcetera - A&E listings for Nov. 26-Dec. 3Read the original story

    Wednesday | Telegram

    Concerts D.F. Cook Recital Hall MUN School of Music, St. John's Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. MUN Jazz Ensemble - you might just want to get up and dance to this evening of big band swing and Latin music. Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. Music at Memorial welcomes BEAST composer Scott Wilson and Memorial University faculty member Andrew Staniland as they present an electric evening of experimental music and video.

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  9. Hollywood at Home Movie MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KUAT-TV Tucson

    8 p.m. An American in Paris An American soldier stays in Paris after World War II to paint and falls in love with a French beauty . 10 p.m. The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler's private eye Philip Marlowe follows two wealthy sisters through a maze of murders.

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  10. Inaugural Winter Gala scheduledRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Inter-Mountain

    The GFWC Junior Woman's Club of Elkins and the Elks Lodge No. 1135 are co-sponsoring the Inaugural Winter Gala Dec. 12, from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Elks Country Club.

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  11. Broadway's 'On the Town' gearing up for paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Post and Courier

    Megan Fairchild is usually chopping, stirring and basting during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year she'll be twirling, leaping and swaying.

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  12. MoJO performs holiday concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Harbor Times Soup

    The Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra, also known as MoJO, will perform a holiday concert Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast, 37 Miller St. The 18-piece big band will play a mix of modern and traditional jazz and holiday favorites. Everyone is invited to listen, dance and sing along.

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  13. It's a Big Band ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Style Weekly

    Local musician and teacher Samson Trinh, musician and producer Lance Koehler of Minimum Wage Studios and musician and vocalist Laura Ann Singh helped create "The Christmas Project," an album of rearranged classics. It seems inevitable that Samson Trinh, who once helmed an affectionate big-band remake of the Beatles' "Abbey Road," would find the iconic, sentimental songbook of Christmas to be irresistible.

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  14. Sounds of the SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Style Weekly

    If Samson Trinh's CD is a romp through the pop-cultural dimension of the holidays, the religious side gets equal time with "A Richmond Big Band Christmas." Organized by No BS Brass trumpeter Taylor Barnett and his wife, Tiffanie Chan, the 75-minute program features "Oh Holy Night," "Joy to the World" and other spiritually tinged songs.

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  15. Daily film recommendation: 'That's Entertainment!'Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Examiner.com

    I love montages. A lot of people don't, but I can't get enough of them. So that's probably why " That's Entertainment! " is such a fun film to me.

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  16. Nass band 'supergroup' to play in Grey Cup paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The four marching bands of the Nass Valley have teamed up into a supergroup and are heading south for the Grey Cup parade being held in Vancouver on Nov. 29. Marching bands have been part of contemporary Nisga'a culture for more than 100 years and the Vancouver performance is being heralded as a celebration of this enduring tradition that has become woven into the fabric of the Nass Valley communities. The troupe of more than 100 performers drawn from the bands representing the New Aiyanshi Harmonic Silver Band, the Gitwinksihlkw Brass Band, the Greenville Concert Band and the Gingolx Concert Band will join other performers in the parade being held the day before the Grey Cup.

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  17. Enter Stage Left Theater Presents 'a Uso Christmas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | HCAM News

    Enter Stage Left Theater has announced performances of A USO Christmas, a tribute show that pays homage to the USO shows of the 1940s. Performances take place December 5-7 at the Hopkinton High School Auditorium at 90 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton, MA.

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  18. It's Vegas baby! Tiger, slots, dance girls liven OSU Marching Band halftimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Cleveland.com

    With the nostalgia of the Rat Pack, the excitement of a casino jackpot and some adventures with a tiger, the Ohio State University Marching Band took fans to sunny Las Vegas -- a winner of a diversion on a day that started with ice and cold. The OSU Marching Band took fans on a trip to the city that bills itself as "The Entertainment Capital of the World" with a halftime that featured a working slot machine, dancing show girls and a pouncing tiger.

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  19. Buffalo Philharmonic Unveils Holiday Season ScheduleRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    As the holidays approach, this is the time of year when everyone's thoughts turn towards creating lasting family memories and enjoying traditions. The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is offering four chances to experience the joy of music and magic of the holidays with exciting, high-quality performances infused with the spirit of the season.

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  20. JFK, Sinatra, Chaplin, and the Shannon Duty Free connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Independent.ie

    BIG SCREEN MAGIC IN CLARE: Hollywood icon Gene Kelly, of 'Singin' in the Rain' fame, on a visit to Shannon Duty Free DA il Eireann had to pass a special law back in 1947 so that Kitty Downes could have a job. It may well have been one of the shrewdest legislative decisions in the history of the State.

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